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Slow Cooker Italian Meatballs with Quinoa
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Slow Cooker Italian Meatballs with Quinoa

Italian meatballs with ground beef, quinoa and zucchini.
Course Main Course
Cuisine American, Italian
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 8 hours
Total Time 8 hours 15 minutes
Servings 4 people
Calories 228kcal

Ingredients

  • 1 pound lean ground beef I used 94% lean
  • ½ cup cooked quinoa
  • ¼ cup grated zucchini
  • ¼ cup shredded parmesan cheese
  • 1 egg slightly beaten
  • 1 teaspoon Italian seasoning like McCormick Tuscan Blend
  • ½ teaspoon salt

Instructions

  • Add all ingredients to mixing bowl and mix by hand until combined
  • Form into meatballs and place in single layer in crock (I made mine slightly larger than golf balls and it made 9)
  • Cover and cook on high for 3-4 hours or low for 6-8 until meatballs are cooked through

Nutrition

Calories: 228kcal | Carbohydrates: 5g | Protein: 29g | Fat: 8g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 116mg | Sodium: 479mg | Potassium: 467mg | Vitamin A: 130IU | Vitamin C: 1.4mg | Calcium: 98mg | Iron: 3.5mg